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On Mon, Nov 07, 2005 at 02:05:37AM -0500, Alec Warner wrote:
> Could we by chance, mandate some sort of comment field in that file not
> unlike package.mask?
Sounds like a really good idea to me. Will this require any
modifications to portage, or will it automagically ignore # comments
in that file?
> I usually like to know the reason why these flags are being switched on.
> Certainly there are some flags that I don't mind and there are others
> where I just have to wonder why the hell it's in use.defaults in the
> first place.
I recently added the 'udev' flag which is automatically turned on by
sys-fs/udev. This is needed by at least one package
(sys-apps/pcmciautils) to determine if the user wishes to install
pcmciautils as an udev helper or as a hotplug helper. This was done
after discussing the subject in #gentoo-kernel.
Henrik Brix Andersen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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